FINDING THE RIGHT CAREER FOR YOU: BEST CAREERS IN MARKETING (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of our Best Careers Series in Marketing. Last week, we discussed popular new Marketing-related careers such as Internet Marketing, Professional Events Management and Marketing  Communications.. Today, we shall be exploring popular Marketing jobs that have stood the test of time. These careers are here to stay for a long, long time. So take a look …

FINDING THE RIGHT CAREER FOR YOU. BEST CAREERS IN MARKETING (Part 1)

As the new era of the digital age transforms the way we live and work, exciting new careers and opportunities are emerging for job seekers, employees and even entrepreneurs. This “Best Careers Series” is a collection of articles that showcase the most popular and current types of jobs in a specific field or industry. May this give you career …

BEATING STRESS IN THE WORKPLACE (PART 2)

Work-related stress can seriously affect your emotional, mental and physical well-being. In my previous article, I shared some of the major causes of stress at work. It is important to know this and be able to identify your negative stressors because recognizing the problem will help you prevent and manage stress effectively. To learn more about …

How to Organize Your Job Hunt

One of my favorite questions to ask when I interview job applicants is:  “How did you find out about our company?”  This innocent question sounds simple enough to answer, but out of the many questions that I ask, this one has allowed me to uncover the qualities and competence of the many people I interview. …

Job Hunting Etiquette

Last week, a group of new graduates dropped by our office and asked if there were any job vacancies.  Our receptionist told them that they can leave their resumes and she’ll hand it to the HR department.  Surprisingly, they did not have any resumes with them— Yikes! This is like entering a battlefield without any …

Job Hunting Tips For Graduating Students

After years of tedious study, I’m sure most of you, graduating students, are excited to wear your togas, get your diplomas and toss your graduation caps into the air.  But while waiting for that celebratory day, you are faced with the thought and excitement of joining the workforce soon. As this would be the official …

Best Careers in Human Resources

Contrary to popular belief, a career in Human Resources is not just about paperwork and payroll-processing. There are many facets to this exciting career. It offers many challenges and growth opportunities, with great rewards and benefits. BENEFITS OF THE JOB A career in Human Resources can be very rewarding. The financial rewards will usually commensurate …

Ten Characteristics Of Star Employees

In the workplace, there will always be star employees who shine.  These people are well-liked by their bosses.  They reach their targets or accomplish notable achievements.  They are star performers, which is why they get recognized by their company and get promoted faster than the rest of the regular folks.  It’s pretty cool to be …